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St James Cathedral World War Two Plaque :2-11-2013
St James Cathedral World War Two Plaque :2-11-2013
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Ian Bevege

A plaque commemorates the men and women of North Queensland who served and returned and those who paid the supreme sacrifice during World War Two.


Address:36 Cleveland Terrace , St James` Cathedral, Townsville, 4810
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.255459
Long: 146.816488
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Designer:Colonel Hugh Franklin RL (designer) Stan Moses (artistic work)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 11th November, 1992
Front Inscription

1939     1945

In memory of those men and women of North Queensland who served and made the supreme sacrifice, who served and returned but subsequently succumbed to the trials of their experience, and to commemorate all those who served and returned safely from the Second World War  of 1939 -1945.

This plaque was unveiled by David J. Tiernan, District President, North Queensland District of the Returned and Services League, and dedicated by The Right Reverend H.J Lewis,  SSM, AM, BD, ThL, Bishop of North Queensland,  on Remembrance Day 11th November 1992.


Source: MA
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